“Jeanne’s annual designer clothing sale has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto over the last eight years.”
TORONTO’S GILDA’S CLUB
Jeanne is on the honourary board of Toronto’s Gilda’s Club, a free support community for anybody touched by cancer.
“Dress for Success Toronto held their 3rd annual fashion fundraising gala, “A Heel of a Good Time” on November 13, 2013. Jeanne Beker emphasized how firmly she believes in the Dress for Success charity while presenting cheques from Fysh Eyewear and The Hudson’s Bay to Dress for Success Toronto for over $30,000.”
DRESS FOR SUCCESS TORONTO
The mission of Dress for Success Toronto is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Jeanne is on the honourary board of Dress for Success Toronto and has helped raised funds and awareness for the cause through her clothing and acccessory lines.
“Sometimes we take our minds for granted. That’s why the Women’s Brain Health Initiative has struck such a chord with me. Let’s work together to ensure that major strides are made in women’s brain research.”
WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH INITIATIVE
The Women’s Brain Health Initiative creates education programs and funds research to combat brain-aging diseases. Jeanne is on its honourary board.
“Today with the generous support of fashion industry icon Jeanne Beker and visionary corporate philanthropists John Demsey and Frank Giustra, we are one step closer to making that a reality,”
For 25 years, Fashion Cares builds awareness of HIV/AIDS while raising funds for the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). Jeanne was honourary chair of Fashion Cares for many years and helped raise awareness for the cause through her reportage and the production of TV specials.